Plant of the Month
This section provides detailed information on selected native species that are particularly relevant to the Perth community, including their origin, distribution, flowering season, cultivation and propagation.
A new species is featured monthly, with a focus on plants that are flowering at the time. Notes are also provided on where to view the plant in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
Common name: Aniseed Boronia
Common name: Pear-fruited Mallee
Common name: Pink Fairy Orchid
Common name: Sweedman’s Mallee
Common name: Old Man Saltbush
Common name: Mulga
Agonis flexuosa ‘variegata’
Common name: Variegated WA Weeping Peppermint
Sarcostemma viminale subsp. australe
Common name: Caustic Bush
Common name: Western coolibah or Smooth-barked coolibah